Lot 633 of 721:
Seven 19th century thumb bibles  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$192
$200 - $300

Seven mid-19th century American thumb Bibles
Various places
Various dates


  • History of the Bible. Calf. Bridgeport: J.B. & L. Baldwin, 1831.
  • History of the Bible. Calf. Buffalo: Lacking frontispiece and front endpapers. Phinney & Co. 1850.
  • History of the Bible. Calf. New London: Bolles & Co. 1851.
  • History of the Bible. Calf. Lacking one leaf at rear.  Auburn: Alden, Beardsley & Co. 1851.
  • History of the Bible. Calf. Lacking frontispiece. New London: Starr & Co., 1860.
  • History of the Bible. Cloth. Buffalo: Breed, Butler & Co. 1868
  • History of the Bible. Cloth. Lacking frontispiece. Buffalo: Breed & Lent, 1871.

7 volumes, each approximately 50x45 mm, various bindings.

A nice selection of mid-nineteenth century children's thumb bibles.

Lot Amendments
All well-loved and worn, a few illustrations lacking; good overall. Offered with all faults.
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